Changelog 3.x Release Cycle

3.6.1 – 01.11.2019
  • Update languages Dutch, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Finnish, Polish, Catalan
  • Remove “Show Popup” setting for Android 10
  • Fix for snooze dialog doesn’t show time and the text “tomorrow” was cut off
  • Fix for vibration test
  • Fix for theme color problems
  • Fix for support ticket

3.6 – 23.10.2019
New Features
  • New Material Design Update
  • New Appointment Info (Needs new Permission Calendar)
  • New Font
  • New Empty Screen
  • Welcome back “Vibration Pattern” and “Ringtone Type”
  • Android 10 System Dark/Light Mode
  • New Setting “Show repeat and priority info in notification”

  • Updated First Start Tutorial
  • Updated Empty Screen
  • Minimum Android Version is now 4.2
  • Update of all external libraries to the latest version
  • Updated langauges
  • Fixed all reported bugs

  • V3.5.9 – 07.07.2019
    • Smaller install size (Only selcted languages are downloaded)
    • Updated Place Picker to latest version
    • Updated Place Picker to latest version
    • Update all external libraries to latest version
    • Fixed Parking Pre Alarm wrong text
    • Fixed showing dialog arrows if no reminder active
    • Fixed a few reported bugs

    V3.5.8 – 29.05.2019
    • A complete new backup file format was made to fix the problems on restore on some devices with Android 9. Please be aware that the new format is not compatible anymore with the old one
    • Fixed a few reported bugs
    • Update all external libraries to latest version

    V3.5.7 – 16.03.2019
    • Google Drive Backup Rewrite
    • AndroidX Framework upgrade
    • Android 9 backup/restore problem fixed
    • Fixed donate crash on Android 4.3
    • Fixed problem with date picker to set past date
    • Fixed share contact problem with special chars in the name
    • Fixed problem with date after change of type from location to date
    • Fixed display of the date without year

    V3.5.6 – 18.12.2018
    New Features
    • Widget refresh icon
    • New bottom bar inside Fullscreen calendar picker
    • Long tap to see the current reminders inside Fullscreen calendar picker
    • Fullscreen calendar picker optimized performance
    • Show Popup behaviour changes
    • Layout change on notification popup dialog
    • Updated all external libraries to the latest version
    • A lot of under the hood improvements and changes
    • A few reported bugs

    V3.5.5 – 25.09.2018
    New Features
    • Fullscreen calendar picker
      • Shows small dots on the days where you have already reminders
      • You can view them inside the calendar
      • Quick jump to any date
    • New designed FAB for selecting the category
    • New shiny reminder dialog
    • Updated layout on the snooze dialog
    • The label char can now be set to any char you like
      • Go to “Settings” / “Labels” / “Label char”
    • Language translations
    • Restore of the backup on Android 9 does not work anymore
    • Support Developer Donation does not work (fixed again)
    • PreAlarms doesn’t work anymore
    • Widget crashes sometimes and shows “loading”
    • Widget settings screen is not scrollable
    • On bundled notifications the first notification sounds twice
    • Some labels are not translated
    • Little layout problems

    V3.5.1 – 02.07.2018

    • After resume the data does not get refreshed
    • Alarm List problems on a right to left layout
    • Performance was bad if you have a lot of reminders (over 1000)
    • Crash after startup of version 3.5 (new table label was not created)
    • Crash on Android 7 if you want to delete a label with backspace
    • Labels are shown multiple times on Android 7
    • A lot of reported crashes and improvements

    V3.5 – 05.06.2018
    New Features
    • Label Support – Type # followed by the label name to create or select a label inside the reminder text


    • License checking is now performed to
    • Share reminder server is now also on
    • Delete of a reminder shows now a yes/no dialog instead of the message at the bottom
    • Widget Size is now by default 2×2


    • Some layout problem on the alarm list popup
    • Swipe to snooze calculates the time wrong
    • Widget shows ‘loading’ for a view minutes
    • Parking countdown notification is shown in the same group
    • Parking notification are sometimes not removed after cancelling
    • Night mode over midnight does not work correctly
    •  Repeat text in the main list is not correct sometimes
    • Widget does not show the third line

    V3.4 – 23.03.2018
    New Features
    • Widget shows now category icons
    • Widget shows now the contact icon on the left
    • Widget shows now rounded contact images
    • Widget Header, Icon, List Layout changes
    • Widget shows now a text if no open reminders are available
    • New widget setting: Show Icon
    • New widget setting: Set transparency
    • Default Widget size is now 2 (height) x 3 (width)
    • Swipe to left is now “Snooze” instead “Delete”
    • It is now possible to snooze a reminder from the main screen (swipe left or open menu 3 dots)
    • Recurrence Picker Daily can now be up to 999 days
    • Hourly reminders shows now the between hours in main view
    • Repeated reminder with counter shows now the counts left in main view
    • New design for the donation options
    • New Theme – OLED Black
    • If a notification tone in Android 7 is not supported anymore the app shows now a warning message
    • New warning message if the notification volume is silent
    • New Setting to sort the alarm list popup descending (Settings, Notifications, Sort Descending)
    • Permission was not asked to show the local backup date
    • Edit of hourly reminder doesn’t show the between hours
    • Colors and Icons are wrong in search view in the main view
    • Every x hours and between hours are not worked correctly in some situations

    V3.3.3 – 13.01.2018
    • Reduced app size down by 2 MB
    • Optimized Start Up time and overall performance
    • Optimized list and scroll performance
    • Splash Screen is shown instead of grey blank page on start
    • After boot all active open reminders are only sounding once instead of multiple times
    • Delete swipe shows now a confirmation message to prevent accidental deletes
    • List shows now the shadow again on Android Lollipop and up
    • Parking CountDown is not correct and get not not removed sometimes
    • Workaround for the MIUI problem with external sound selection on Android 7.x
    • Other reported small fixes

    V3.3.2 Release – 27.12.2017
    • Updated languages
    • Update external libraries to latest version
    • Share of an image to COL Reminder does sometimes not work
    • Creating image from camera does not work
    • After donation the apps sometimes crashes
    • Snooze Dialog is crashing if the app is not visible anymore
    • Crash on Android 7 if you use an external file as notification (This is not supported anymore from Android)
    • Other reported small fixes

    V3.3.1 Release – 26.11.2017
    • Updated languages
    • Notification Settings – Group/Bundle settings wrong status checked
    • Shared Images are sometimes only saved as thumbnail
    • The empty reminder list screen flashes short after open COL Reminder
    • Recurring setting every x minutes counts wrong
    • Rare crash on SmartTimes Edit screen after tap on edit
    • Parking CountDown does not get removed
    • Parking CountDown was 1 minute behind reminder
    • Bundled notifications are sounding twice sometimes
    • Enable Reminder does not work with Android 5 and lower
    • Night Mode problem with customized fonts
    • Hitting home key does not refresh after list after reopen

    V3.3 Release – 03.11.2017
    New Features
    • Swipe left/right to dismiss/delete
    • Night Mode
      • Settings -> Look and Feel -> Night Mode
    • Quick Settings Tiles for adding a reminder (Android 6.x)
    • Complete recode of Settings
    • New setting “Detect Time Zone Change”
      • -> Settings –> Date and time
    • Location Radius can now be up to 40 KM
    • Complete recode of the notifications for Android 7.x and lower
    • Support for the new notifications settings on Android 8.0 (Oreo)
      • In Oreo the notifications settings are now controlled outside of the app. It is not possible anymore to use a setting inside the app.Therefore some options are changed or had to be removed because the settings are not possible anymore.For example:Sound Always option is now called “Override Do not disturb”.Vibration Patterns are not available anymore
    • New Adaptive Icon on Android 8.0 (Oreo) and up
    • If “Group Notifications” the summary dialog shows now the recurrence of the reminder
    • Complete recode of the location geofence feature to use the newest API from Google
    • Complete recode of the inApp Purchase to use the newest API form Google (Should fix some purchase problems)
    • Parking Reminder supports now adding images from Gallery or Camera
    • Dismiss option inside Reminder creation screen (Overflow, 3 dots, and select dismiss)
    • Updated external libraries to the latest versions
    • Updated languages
    • InApp donation does not detect purchase if offline

    V3.2.6 Release – 02.07.2017
    New Features
    • Share reminders with links (after click on the link the reminder will be added to COL Reminder)
    • Option to show the popup if running Android Auto (Settings – Notification – Popup – Show Popup only if in car mode)
    • On Restore of the backup you will be now asked if you are sure
    • New monthly repeat option – on every last day of month
    • Natively support for Nova Launcher Count badges (TeslaUnread)
    • TimeZone changes are now handled and all alarms are getting rescheduled
    • Reorganised the “Notification Setting” with group headers
    • Updated translations
    • Updated external libraries to the latest versions
    • Donation popup is not closed after donation
    • Sharing images without permission does not ask for permission
    • The delete icon was not shown on the image inside misc reminder
    • Weird colors on dark theme inside the about screen
    • Main list of reminders is crashing sometimes (Android O)
    • A lot of small fixes

    V3.2.5 Release – 16.05.2017
    New Features
    • InApp Donation instead of the second app (will no longer be visible for new users)
    • New Setting – Bundle Notifications on Android Nougat (7.x and up)
    • New Filter option in active reminders list. Let you filter for “today”, “location”, “prio 1 – 4”
    • New “Undo Bar” after dismiss in active reminders list
    • The snooze dialog shows now the reminder text
    • Recurrence options minutely and hourly are now in the main options (no need to click on custom)
    • Updated translations
    • Updated external libraries to the latest versions
    • Replaced/Optimized ALL icons and reduced the APK size a lot
    • Overdue items are now also shown on the widget
    • The automatic change of time after selecting the date will only be made if the time was not changed before
    • Recurrence option minutely and hourly is now on the main selection screen
    • Phone Permission does not work after restoring via Google Drive (Android 6+)
    • Message “Boot completed” is always shown after boot
    • Crash after image click in Reminder Popup (Android 6+)
    • Crash on landscape recurrence picker if 12 hours mode
    • Wrong display of recurrence option daily
    • Crash on “Quick Call Reminder” if no permission was given (Android 6+)
    • Sound always does not work on Android 7 Nougat
    • Crash on Edit with the new recurrence picker
    • Overlapping date inside reminder entry
    • A lot of small fixes

    V3.2.4 Release – 15.02.2017
    New Features
    • New all in one Date/Time and Recurrence Picker
    • New Recurrence Picker
    • New recurrence option “every nth day in month”
    • New empty layout if no reminder is saved
    • New Widget Option to show the priority
    • New Widget Option to show the contact image
    • Updated translations
    • Updated external libraries to the latest versions
    • Quit without saving text dialog is now more logical
    • Android Wear – Dismiss option is now on first entry
    • Changed completely the way all reminders are added to the system after boot or update of the app (should hopefully fix that sometimes a few reminder not added to the system)
    • Pre-Alarms are now added not all at once, instead only the next upcoming pre alarm will be added (should fix the problem on Samsung phones of too many alarms)
    • After share of image, image was not shown inside COL Reminder
    • Widget was not refreshed after a reminder fires
    • History CleanUp haven’t deleted the corresponding images
    • Right to left layout fixes in Phone Reminder (contact search popup)
    • A lot of small fixes

    V3.2.3 Release – 08.01.2017
    New Features
    • New about dialog
    • Updated translations Afrikaans, Italian, Vietnamese, Norwegian
    • Updated external libraries to the latest versions
    • Iran Calendar selection is wrong, always one month back
    • Recurring phone reminder doesn’t show option call and complete
    • Birthday Pre-Alarm doesn’t show the birthday age in the dialog title
    • Small fixes

    V3.2.2 Release – 09.12.2016
    • Wear App – The tomorrow option is now back
    • Crash if you want to send a Debug Log
    • Crash if the contact uri is wrong
    • Wear App – Message on phone after snoozing will be shown for a long time and crashes sometimes
    • Birthday Contact Selection shows no action icons after select

    V3.2.1 Release – 30.10.2016
    New Features
    • Google Drive Backup is now hidden on Google Drive
    • The About Dialog support link opens now the HelpDesk
    • Added * to the allowed phone numbers
    • Optimized the layout for Birthday Contact selection
    • Crash after selecting an image on Android 6 and up
    • Small problems with the new Helpdesk
    • Backup folders on Google Drive are created multiple times
    • Language selection was wrong
    • Birthday Contact selection does not use the selected date format

    V3.2.0 Release – 
    New Features
    • New Welcome screen for new users or fresh install
    • Support for external SD-Card on Lollipop and up
    • New backup menu. Backup is now in the navigation bar
    • Complete recode of the DropBox Backup/Restore
    • Google Drive Backup/Restore Support
    • Automatic upload and restore support for Google Drive
    • Skipped support for Android 4.0 – 4.0.2
    • Support for Android Nougat (7.x)
    • Warning message if the notifications are turned off in the system settings
    • App Shortcuts (7.1)
    • New round icon for supported devices
    • QuickCuts for Action Launcher
    • Wear App for notifications only at the moment
    • Updated permission requests at runtime on Android 6.x and up
    • Finally fixed the problem if you use Show Popup. Popup are now also closed if you dismiss the notification!
    • “Silent” ringtone should now work on all phones
    • Some permission request problems on Android 6.x and up
    • Right to left layout problems with phone reminder
    • Start day of week not working on the native date picker
    • LED Light turned on after refresh of group reminder

    V3.1.9 Release – 12.08.2016 – Download
    • Removing of a location and save works now
    • Default Birthday reminder time is now shown in the settings
    • Birthday age is now shown on day of birthday

    V3.1.8 Release – 29.06.2016
    New Features
    • Remove location is back. Tap in the location picker on “No Location” to switch back to date/time based reminder
    • Fixed problem with language Hebrew
    • After rotation of phone the location picker is displayed

    V3.1.7 Release – 19.06.2016
    • Fixed problem with notification sound if “Show Popup” is activated
    V3.1.6 Release – 14.06.2016
    • Phone Reminder: Special characters like #31# are now allowed
    • Wear: 60 minutes are now snoozed correctly

    V3.1.5 Release – 14.05.2016
    New Features
    • New Location Picker with Places
    • App share function. You can now share the app to one of your contacts. (Menu –> Share App)
    • It is now possible to use “Skip to next” with multiple selection
    • New navigation drawer (official navigation drawer from Google)
    • Setting and support is now in the new navigation drawer instead of the menu
    • New log creation. It is now a way easier to create a logfile in case of problems
    • New font color setting for the text input (Settings, Look and Feel, Font Sizes and Colors –> Remind Notes)
    • New option to add/change or delete smart times entries (tap on the 3 dots and select smart times edit)
    • New option for Android Wear. It is now possible to snooze it 30 and 60 minutes (changeable by user is planned)
    • Updated languages
    • It is now possible to add phone number with network parameters like #31#
    • Some small location and quick minutes layout changes
    • Fixed crashed if the contact photo is missing
    • Fixed problem with misaligned text in the quick add bar
    • Fixed problem with shortcut icon showing on lockscreen on Android 6.0
    • Fixed the location based reminders on widget. Shows now the address instead of date/time
    • Fixed layout problems on RTL layouts
    • Birthday shows now correct .. has birthday .. on day of birthday

    V3.1.1 Release – 20.01.2016 – Download
    New Features
    • New option to use the native system calendar picker
    • New option to use the native time picker
    • New share function with direct share dialog on Marshmallow 6.0 and up
    • Updated all notification icons to new icon
    • Updated languages

    V3.1 Release – 03.01.2016 – Download
    New Features
    • Android Marshmallow 6.0 ready
    • New Material Design with a lot of new design elements
    • Asking for permission on runtime (Marshmallow 6.0)
    • New app icon design
    • New Widget Theme Support
    • New Widget Option to hide the day header
    • New way to select a contact, just type name or number
    • Material Design icons inside the app
    • .. and a lot of more to discover.
    • Update all used 3rd party libraries
    • Updated to latest Google Play Service for better location updates
    • Updated languages
    • Removed unused icons and elements
    • Fixed a lot of bugs
    • Fixed some missing icons

    V3.08 Release – 08.07.2015
    • Fixed that sometimes the Quick Call Reminder doesn’t show up
    • Removed Themes from General settings
    • Support for ActionLauncher 3.5 new QuickBar feature (Icon is now displayed)
    • Updated languages

    V3.07 Release – 29.06.2015
    • Fix for Repeat Until Count
    • You can now add QuickMinutes up to 9999 minutes
    • Removed some debug messages on location reminder
    • Fixed a few reported crashes
    • Updated languages

    V3.06 Release – 29.04.2015
    New Features
    • It is now possible to delete a image in the add reminder screen (tap on the X inside the picture at the top right)
    • New quit without saving popup – If you hit back key and changes are detected!
    • Share reminder uses now the body text instead subject (works now with Hangouts too)
    • After adding an image and not saving it is now deleted from the SD-Card
    • Some design optimizations for Android 2.3
    • Added a few missing translation possibilities
    • Fixed Quick Call Reminder doesn’t go off sometimes or doesn’t automatically be canceled
    • Fixed a few reported crashes
    • New language Afrikaans
    • Updated translation for Italian, Finnish, Czech, Chinese, Vietnamese, Dutch, Romanian, Arabic, Slovak, Modern Hebrew, Portuguese, Catalan, French, Hungarian, Modern Greek, Spanish, Russian, Swedish, Lithuanian, Serbian, ..

    V3.05 Release – 18.04.2015 – DownloadspacerDownload
    New Features
    • A new method to add reminders.
      Let me introduce to you the…. Quick Add Bar ….
      It’s located at the bottom of the screen and you can quickly add a reminder of every type.
      It saves again 1 click
    • The plus sign and new quick add bar is now swiped away on scroll to see more on the screen. A small swipe up brings it back (the same as in the Google+ app)
    • New Done/Dismiss icon in the action bar
    • New Move to next recurring reminder icon in the action bar
    • The Quick Minutes Edit Screen is updated and refreshed
    • In the Quick Minutes DropDown there is now a edit function added (at the last)
    • Finally fixed the dark background problem after the Active Reminder List Popup
    • Crashes in Birthday reminder if date is save without year
    • Rotation/Animation of the plus button (is now only animated on tap)
    • Fix for wrong last call notification (sometimes the call log gets very slow updated)
    • Fixed the first start popup menu for backup if available
    • Fixed wrong text color in the popup dialog on Android 2.3
    • Fixed backup and restore shows only date without time
    • Fixed problem with smart date/time selection on Android 5.1
    • Fixed time format not used from settings in time picker
    • Fixed Enable Reminder problem if the reminder is set to the past
    • A few reported bugs
    • The default weekly day is now set from the selected date instead of always today date
    • Updated Translations for Romanian, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Turkish, Finnish, Persian, Slovak, Vietnamese, Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, Serbian, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Modern Greek, Modern Hebrew, Swedish, Czech, Ukrainian

    V3.04 Release – 13.03.2015
    New Features
    • New settings category Look and Feel
    • Moved Set Theme setting to new category Look and Feel
    • Font customization in Active Reminders screen in category Look and Feel
    • Snooze All in fired off group dialog (is shown if Group Notification is enabled)
    • Fix for Enable Reminder feature not working on Android 4.3 and lower
    • Updated Translations for Finnish, Italian, Modern Greek, Arabic, Modern Hebrew

    V3.03 Release – 22.02.2015
    • Fix for notifications are sometimes too late on Android 4.4 and up
    • Smart Date displays text for the same week correctly
    • Date Formats are now displayed as selected in the settings on date/time pickers
    • Date and time is now correctly saved after rotation of screen
    • Languages percentages are now correct
    • Widget gets now correctly updated over midnight
    • Automatic Backup are made only on exit/pause (better performance, less useless backups)
    • Debug Message removed. Will be displayed only if Debug Log is enabled
    • A few reported small fixes and improvements
    • Updated Translations for Hungarian, Slovak, Italian, Tamil, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Czech, Modern Hebrew, French, Spanish, Croatian, Romanian

    V3.02 Release – 10.02.2015 (Download)
    New Features
    • Setting to disable Smart Date/Time buttons
    • Setting for alternative notification icon in green (only up to Android 4.x)
    • Renamed Settings to General Settings for new feature see next line
    • New direct access to the Category Settings if you inside a reminder
    • Long Text in Dialog shows now the buttons
    • Share Function should now work
    • Preview Images in FontSizes are now with the new layout
    • Date and Time Selections sets now the Date and Time from the Reminder on Edit
    • Fixed crash on update from 2.x to 3.x. release
    • Header and Text is now shown correct on a manual Birthday entry
    • Parking Reminder has now only a default Pre-Alarm if enabled in the Settings
    • Fix for activation if COL Reminder Donate donate is installed
    • Cleaned up unused icons
    • Fixed some reported crashes and made some optimizations
    • Settings Page updated with icons and description
    • Updated Translations for Modern Hebrew, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Czech, Spanish, Slovak

    V3.01 Release – 28.01.2015
    New Features
    • ReAdd 1×1 Widget on Android 4.x devices
    • Enable Reminder Feature is working again
    • Fix for refresh in Active Reminder List on Resume
    • Fix for Repeat Dialog not showing For a number of Events input field
    • Fix for really long text reminder do not show Date and Time options
    • A few reported fixed and improvements
    • Updated Translations Swedish, Hungarian, Slovak, Czech, Coratian, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese

    V3.0 Major Release – 24.01.2015
    New Features
    • New icon
    • Complete new design
    • Android Wear support
    • New Category Birthday Reminder
    • Location Reminders
    • Repeat Functions (Until a date, For x times, ..)
    • Floating Action Button (4.x and up)
    • Changed Widget Design
    • Widget Settings (Display only today, week, categories, …)
    • Search and filter function
    • Date/Time Picker from Google
    • Date/Time quick time picker
    • Welcome Screen for new users
    • Navigation Drawer
    • Date and Time Format Selection
    • Multiselect in History for deletion
    • Pre-Alarms for all categories
    • Selection of SD-Card for backup
    • Complete rewrite of the database to Content providers
    • … and a lot of more to discover!!